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Quality instruction for band students in grades 7-9 (fall of 203) A comprehensive camp for woodwind, brass and percussion students designed to assist in the improvement of performance skills that relate directly to the positive experiences of playing in a large ensemble.
Camp fee: $225. There is a multiple child discount of $65 per child for children from the same immediate family. This fee includes:
Limited Enrollment: Although the deadline for registration is May 10, students are encouraged to register early. Because of the need to balance instrumentation for one or possibly two bands, registration may be closed for some instruments before the camp is full. The $115 deposit is refundable (less an administrative fee of $30) if enrollment is cancelled by May 24, 2013. Final payment must be received by June 3, 2013. There is a $20 charge for returned checks. Information and maps will be mailed the week of June 3.
Division Head of Music Education at Capital University James Swearingen is unquestionably one of the most performed composers of band music in the world today. A recipient of numerous ASCAP awards, his trend-setting compositions and arrangements have a style and energy that truly are exceptional. It should come as no surprise that year after year his music is received enthusiastically by student musicians and band directors from all parts of the world. His busy schedule includes many engagements as a guest conductor, adjudicator and educational clinician. Appearances have included trips throughout the United States, as well as Japan, Australia, Europe and the People’s Republic of China.
Hilliard Memorial Middle School Band Director Angela Davoll, in her 20th year of teaching, currently is the band director at Hilliard Memorial Middle School. Along with her duties at Memorial, she instructs beginning music at four additional schools in the district. She also provides private clarinet instruction for area students. She received her bachelor’s degree in music from the Conservatory of Music at Capital and her master’s degree in music education from The Ohio State University.
Capital University Junior Winds Band Director James Dowdy has retired after having taught for nine years in the community of Canal Winchester and 21 years as a teacher of middle and elementary bands in the Worthington School System. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the Conservatory of Music at Capital University and has earned his master’s degree from The Ohio State University. He presently serves as director of the Capital University Junior Winds and is past president of OMEA. He is also a member of ASBDA and Phi Beta Mu.
Brookpark Middle School Band Director (retired)Nancy Youse recently retired after 30 years as a middle-school band director. Her bachelor’s and master’s degrees were earned from The Ohio State University. Developing outstanding ensembles was a trademark of excellence that she established during her distinguished career. Youse currently is working with the Junior Winds at Capital and also plays clarinet in the Grove City Community Winds.
Capital University is a private four-year undergraduate institution and graduate school located in the Columbus, Ohio, neighborhood of Bexley. Copyright © 2013 Capital University